"Women best understand the needs of their families and communities. Peace agreements that ignore women simply don’t work."
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Mother, sister, daughter, wife. These are words we often use to describe women. But consider these words: peacemaker, negotiator, agent of change.
While war raged, grassroots female peace activists have sought to bring protection and healing into embattled communities and into the peace process.
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Those organising Syria’s peace talks must go beyond merely ticking the gender representation box. It's essential to move towards real inclusion of women peace advocates and larger civil society. read more
When you sideline women’s voices, you risk a peace settlement that overlooks the realities, priorities and needs of the very communities it needs to protect. read more
As human rights advocates, we have the power to help push towards peace and justice. This is the conviction that prompted MADRE and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) to launch a series of solution-incubating sessions we call Strategies for Change. read more
MADRE calls on the people and governments of the world to choose peace. read more